Several tones of unfit maize flour destroyed in Nakuru

Nakuru County Public Health Chief officer Samuel King’ori has called on millers to ensure they sell quality flour free from aflatoxin to consumers. Speaking at Gioto dumpsite in Nakuru on Wednesday when he led the destruction of several tones of maize flour unfit for human consumption,King’ori said as Public Health officials they will continue to do inspection in all outlets to ensure they comply. “We are continuing with the operation and we call on Kenyans too to assist us in this”said King’ori. The flour was found at Kanini haraka enterprises…

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Abson Motors Ltd goes beyond sales to more of customers’ welfare

There is need for more sensitization on safety among motorcycle riders in Nakuru County and the nation as a whole. Abson Motors South Rift region marketing manager Abdulahi El-Saary says the industry has great potential in improving the livelihood of unemployed youths. He is however quick to note that the sector should be boosted by sensitizing the motorcycle riders safety matters. “The motorcycles create an income for many youths who are unemployed however we need to ensure safety of the riders by sensitizing them on the same” said El-Saary. Already…

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Nakuru county bans sale of liquor around all matatu terminus

PHOTO/NGPU:Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has a word with traders at the Mashambani Matatu terminus in Nakuru's CBD.

Nakuru county governor Lee Kinyanjui has ordered for the ban of sale of any liquor or illicit brews in all matatu terminus. Kinyanjui who spoke after paying a visit to the Mashambani Bus terminus on Wednesday morning said this will help eradicate the menace of rowdy matatu operations and infiltration of criminal gangs. According to the county boss, the operation of such business greatly affects the concentration of the matatu operators to carefully man their vehicles and could easily cause accidents. He said that they will put stringent measures to…

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Boost to informal sector traders as county enters pension scheme MoU with NSSF

Nakuru County traders in the informal sector have a reason to smile this is after the county government entered and a MoU on pension scheme with National Social Security Fund for them. The MoU was signed on Tuesday by Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and NSSF Chairman Rtd Gen Dr. Julius Karangi. Speaking after the signing, Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui said this is a boost to Nakuru which becomes the first county to launch the program next month. Under the program, traders in Nakuru markets and other target groups will deposit…

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Fr. Fryda opens new affordable health facility after losing multibillion St.Mary’s Hospital

After  long court battle loss over ownership and management of St.Mary’s Gilgil and Lang’ata Hospitals in Nakuru and Nairobi counties respectively Fr. William Charles Fryda is back again in Gilgil with a new heath facility ‘St.Joseph’s Rift valley Hospital. This is in what seems to be his dream of ensuring affordable healthcare to the people who cannot afford the expensive health facilities in Nakuru County and nation at large. The American priest who founded but eventually got chucked out, controversially and later charged with alleged fraud, by the Catholic Sisters…

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Jimmy Gait urges Kenyans to support his petition to President over health sector

Gospel musician Jimmy Gait has petitioned President Uhuru Kenyatta on matters healthcare. Speaking on Radio Maisha Sunday’s Breakfast show hosted by Lofty Matambo,Jimmy Gait elaborated on the five proposals of the petition that are aimed at addressing the issue of rogue doctors accused of misdiagnosing patients. According to Jimmy Gait he came up with the proposal following his own worst experience with Kenyan doctors after he developed throat complications. He told Radio Maisha that Kenyan doctors are money-oriented rather than helping patients an issue that saw him travel to India.In…

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